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Features 22-02-2024

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Glauco Freitas is the new Country Managing Director of Hitachi Energy in Brazil

He replaces José Paiva in the company's most important position in the country.

Hitachi Energy announces that Glauco Freitas  is the new Country Managing Director of Hitachi Energy in Brazil since February 1, 2024. He replaces José Paiva, who retires on March 31, 2024, after 43 years of service at the company, where he held positions in the areas of Engineering, Services, Sales and Management of different units.

Graduated in Electrical Engineering at the Federal University of Itajubá (Unifei) and an MBA in Marketing Management at the University of São Paulo (USP), Glauco Freitas has 30 years of experience in Marketing and Sales in the energy sector, including activities in Brazil and the USA. He rejoined Hitachi Energy in 2017 and currently holds the position of Local Sales Manager for Brazil.

"Hitachi Energy is honored to have such an experienced executive as Glauco, who has played a strategic role in the company for years, accumulating significant results and reinforcing our purpose of promoting a sustainable energy future for all," said Noaman Amjad, Chief Marketing and Sales Officer and Region Head of Japan, South America and South Korea at Hitachi Energy. "We are very grateful to José Paiva for all his dedication over the years, something that was fundamental to the growth of the organization. His leadership and contributions are invaluable, and we wish him all the best in his future endeavors."

"I receive with immense gratitude this very important mission, which, without a doubt, is the most challenging of my career. I am proud to be part of the Hitachi Energy team, proposing concrete actions to serve the Brazilian market and, at the same time, contribute to the energy transition of the country", concludes Glauco Freitas.


Marisa Rodrigues Moretti

Country Communications Manager, Hitachi Energy Brasil